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Current velocity measurements in the Strait of Georgia - 1968

Current velocity measurements in the Strait of Georgia - 1968

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Published by Fisheries Research Board of Canada, Biological Station in Nanaimo, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia, Strait of (B.C. and Wash.)
    • Subjects:
    • Ocean currents -- Georgia, Strait of (B.C. and Wash.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 7.

      Statementby S. Tabata [and others]
      SeriesFisheries Research Board of Canada. Technical report no. 178, Technical report (Fisheries Research Board of Canada) ;, no. 178.
      ContributionsTabata, Susumu, 1925-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH223 .A3473 no. 178
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4060888M
      LC Control Number79558882

      When you purchase our Nautical Charts App, you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with STRAIT OF GEORGIA AND STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA marine chart. The Marine Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading. Fishing spots and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. Numerical models have been used to study the low frequency (Strait of Georgia. In the central part of the Strait, the observed mean (i.e., time-averaged) residual circulation is characterized by cyclonic eddies in the velocity field of about eight kilometers in diameter. The observed low frequency currents account for approximately half of the total.

      The Strait of Georgia lies between Vancouver Island and the main­ mercial and recreational uses of the Strait. A comprehensive current velocity measurement survey, _ employing These coincided with the ebb of a small tide (Fig. 2d) and a Fraser River discharge of about , ft3/sec. The Strait of Georgia is a topographic depression straddling the boundary between the Insular and Coast belts in southwestern British Columbia. Two shallow earthquakes located within the strait (M= in and M= in ) and felt throughout the Vancouver area illustrate the .

      Observed properties of the internal wave groups which occur in the southern Strait of Georgia are summarized, with particular emphasis on those properties which must be explained by any theory of generation. Current measurements within Boundary Pass are described. These measurements suggest a generation mechanism in the form of impulsive disturbances to the stratified water mass . Introduction. The Strait of Georgia (SoG) is a semi-enclosed, deep sea (maximum depth m) located off the coast of mainland British Columbia, Canada ().In the southern SoG, the near-surface physical oceanography is dominated by the Fraser River plume and the estuarine flow it produces (Pawlowicz et al. ).The SoG is too large to be considered a classic estuary, but its dynamics are.


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Current velocity measurements in the Strait of Georgia - 1968 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Strait of Georgia is a semi-enclosed basin on the Canadian west coast in which exchange with the shelf is restricted by narrow constrictions and shallow sills.

The local dynamics are mostly dominated by the mixed tides and by the estuarine circulation that is forced mainly by discharge of fresh water from the Fraser by:   The Fraser River plume is the brackish surface layer formed when the Fraser River discharges into the Strait of Georgia.

River discharge varies seasonally from m 3 /second to 10, m 3 /second, and is also tidally modulated. As the river water spreads out over the Strait, its motion is strongly affected by winds and tides, and the geometry of the river mouth area; there are Cited by: MS, (c).

Current velocity measurements in the Strait of Georgia - Fish. Res. Canada Tech. Rept. 72 p. Tabata, S. and J.A. Stickland. MS, Summary of oceanographic records obtained from moored instruments in the Strait of Georgia Current velocity and seawater temperature from Station H Marine Sciences.

But there are only three known records in the Salish Sea: two from the Strait of Georgia at the mouth of the Fraser River-one captured in Aprilin a shrimp trawl in 73 m of water, and the. Deep-Sea Research,Vol. 23, pp. 17 to Pergamon Press. Printed in Great Britain. Generation of internal waves in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia A.

GARGETT* (Received 6 May ; in revised form 29 May ; accepted 6 June ) Abstract--Large travelling groups of internal waves are a consistent and important feature of the oceanography of the southern Strait of Georgia Cited by: Choose a station using our Tides and Currents Map, click on a state below, or search by station name, or ID.

frequency current fluctuations contained in cyclos-onde data collected in the deep Strait of Georgia, from June to January Over this period, they found strong, bottom-intensified pulses at fortnightly and monthly periods during which the along-isobath component of velocity.

Current Velocity. Current velocity is a vector. Its direction refers to the flow direction and it takes degrees (°) as a unit, with the north as zero and clockwise measurement. The size of the current velocity is expressed by cm/s or kn.

1 kn means 1mile per hour, namely cm/s, which is approximately equal to 50 cm/s. 1. Introduction. A wide variety of techniques have been used to measure fluid velocity and sediment transport in geophysical flows. Measurements of flow velocity have traditionally relied on single-point current meters deployed from an anchored boat or bed frame (e.g., Smith and McLean,Kostaschuk and Villard, ).Mechanical samplers, such as the Helley–Smith, have also long.

Characteristics of coastal currents based on High Frequency radar and ADCP observations in the Strait of Georgia. Lei Ren 1, Manman Wang 2, Huayang Cai 3, Zhan Hu 3, Qingshu Yang 1 and Michael Hartnett 4.

Published 1 November • Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. Passage opens into the Strait of Georgia and the northern end is connected to a series of narrow straits which extend for km to the open sea. In the summer the surface water of the Strait of Georgia is affected by two important features: an excess of day-time solar heating over night-time cooling, and a.

Wind, sea level, hydrographie, and near-surface current and temperature measure-ments were recorded between November and February in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, which is a relatively deep passage connecting the Strait of Georgia and Puget Sound with the Pacific Ocean (Fig. The mean circulation in the Strait is estuarine.

Summary of oceanographic records obtained from moored instru-ments in the Strait of Georgia current velocity and seawater temperature from Station H p. The only current measurements made in the open waters of the Strait, prior towere by means of drift bottles. They were carried out under the direction of Dr.

Clemens. The data so obtained have been used later to interpret the surface circulation in the Strait of Georgia. In situ experiments. In situ measurements were carried out with the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) ROPOS () at the Fraser Ridge Reef, a 1 km-long glass sponge reef at – m depth on the northwestern slope of a 4 km underwater ridge in the Strait of Georgia near the outflow of the Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada (Fig.

1).This reef was first described by Conway. The influence of current velocity on the survival and development of lingcod embryos was investigated in the field and laboratory.

Examination of egg masses at five lingcod spawning sites indicated that embryo mortalities were high (up to 95%) at low-current sites because of inadequate ventilation and resulting hypoxia. Development of embryos near the center of poorly ventilated egg masses was.

Biological Fronts in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, and Their Relation to Recent Measurements of Primary Productivity Article (PDF Available) in. Longshore Current Generation by Internal Waves in the Strait of Georgia Article in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 12(3) February with 17 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

(a) Location of measurements in Saanich Inlet and at the confluence of Haro Strait and Boundary Pass, which jointly form the major channel connecting the Strait of Georgia to the open North Pacific Ocean through Juan de Fuca Strait.

Enlargements of the area within the box show locations of fronts that form within ebb and flood tidal flows. The sources responsible for the observed differences and errors in HF radar current measurements was examined the horizontal and vertical variability of the near-surface current velocity on the found the working range increases linearly with wind speed at low wind speeds for a MHz CODAR in the southern Strait of Georgia.

Print on Demand NOAA Nautical Chart MapStrait of Georgia and Strait of Juan de Fuca.The 3-D unstructured-grid, Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM) was used to simulate the flows in Discovery Passage including the adjoining Lower Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada.

Challenges in the studies include the strong tidal currents (e.g., up to m/s in Seymour Narrows) and tailrace discharges, small-scale topographic features and steep bottom slopes, and stratification.The Strait of Georgia is a large, semi-enclosed body of water between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia connected to the Pacific Ocean via Juan de Fuca Strait at the south and.